Agenda

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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
3:00 – 5:00 pm CST

 

Presented by:
Doug Holthus

Agenda Highlights:
Avoiding ethical issues during the bidding process
Gifts, favors and the appearance of impropriety
Your duties to your employer, the project owner, and other project participants
Adopting practices that minimize ethics issues
The ethics of safety: fulfilling duties to employees and the public
Incorporating environmental ethics and sustainability into construction
and development projects

 

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

Architects:
2.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:(AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
2.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Administration)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in NJ or TN, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
International Code Council (No. 1232)
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Carolina (No. S-0130).

Course-by-Course Providers:
Association of State Floodplain Managers
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and §79-1.5(i)(2)). Only AIA HSW-approved courses qualify for New York engineer and architect credit.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers

Douglas Holthus

Doug Holthus is a partner at Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Columbus office. Mr. Holthus’s primary area of focus is on civil rights and government liability, corporate law, employment, and general liability matters. He has tried, advocated and or arbitrated nearly one hundred cases before civil juries, administrative licensing (and other) boards and arbitration panels throughout Ohio (and California), in both state and federal court. He serves as chair of the Columbus Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee (by appointment) and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Professional Liability Defense Federation (“PLDF”). Mr. Holthus is “AV Preeminent rated” by MartindaleHubbell, as well as named a “Best Lawyer” by Best Lawyers in America.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Handling Ethical Issues in Construction

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines what constitutes ethical and unethical behaviors, the consequences of unethical practices, and how design professionals can identify and avoid unethical practices.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and avoid ethical issues during the bidding process.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the duties of the design professional to their employer, the project owner, and other project participants.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the ethics of safety, and fulfill their duties to employees and the public.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to incorporate environmental ethics and sustainability into construction and development projects.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Awareness of construction and project management and responsibilities of project participants

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/24/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to tcase@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.